The Structure of Fitness Landscapes

Monday, November 3, 2003 - 2:45pm - 3:20pm
Keller 3-180
Peter Stadler (Universität Leipzig)
Fitness Landscapes arise as a unifying concept in evolutionary biology, the statstics of disordered systems, and evolutionary computation. A variety of different approaches can be used to quantify global geometric features of landscapes, among the measures of correlation, the distribution of metastable states, and the collection of energy barriers.